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Brunswick County News

UPDATE: Brunswick murder suspect makes court appearance

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video A Brunswick County man charged with murder made his first appearance in court this morning. A judge order James Carson Young, 29, of Leland held without bond. Full story...
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Hopes high in real education lottery

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video Charter schools have developed a reputation of offering an academically well-rounded education to students for free. But many students get turned away because of a state cap put in place. Full story...
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Thornton out as Southport city manager

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video Southport needs a new city manager. Mayor Robert Howard confirmed Alan Thornton quit his job during last night's Board of Aldermen meeting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA talks about SBI investigation of Gore, former assistant

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An update to a story you saw FIRST ON 3 Monday night. District Attorney Jon David is speaking out about the former DA at the center of a SBI investigation. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Commissioners vote to start investigation for code of ethics violation

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video A Brunswick County Commissioner is sticking to his guns when it comes to stepping down from the county's Department of Social Services board. The county voted to adopt a code of ethics and a code of conduct policy in December requiring county commissioners to resign from their boards to avoid any conflict of interest. Brunswick County Commissioners agree Charles Warren could be in violation of the codes and the board is now moving forward with censure proceedings. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Post Office, school buses refuse service to OIB road

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videoA residential road in such disrepair the Post Office refuses to deliver mail. North Wind Drive in Ocean Isle Beach is riddled with potholes and frequently floods after a heavy rain. Full story...
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Small businesses make a big showcase

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Big businesses may not have the customer care that local shops do, but their financial advantage usually means better advertising... And some small businesses have trouble getting noticed. Full story...
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Brunswick Forest moving dirt for new Lowe's, CVS

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Brunswick Forest residents will begin to see movement on a 55,000-square-foot retail site that will include a Lowe’s Foods and CVS Pharmacy - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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Leland's Charter Day School - 235 applied, only 89 will get in

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In compliance with public charter school admission guidelines, the school admits applicants by public lottery. Due to high demand resulting from a state-imposed cap on the growth of charter schools, more than 200 parents are expected to attend. Charter Day School, along with local officials, will conduct a fair and unbiased lottery by pulling numbers out of an opaque container. Full story...
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Teacher accused of 'sexting' resigns, gives up teaching license

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The North Brunswick High School band teacher accused of sending an inappropriate text to a student has quit his job. Full story...
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